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Sound Reviews

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Audiobook Reviews

Sound Reviews: Your source for finding the best Audiobooks to listen to. We give a short review and sample from the book so you can hear the sound and get an overview of the book.


95 Pieces

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This is the story of Ian Bledsoe, a man who is down on his luck and looking for opportunities

  • Added: Sep 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
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The setting is the London of Sherlock Holmes. A woman comes to ex-journalist turned private investigator Arrowood because she can’t afford Holmes. ...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:21
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In a feat of storytelling, author Daniel Wolff has combined his own personal history growing up in Northern Michigan with the life stories of Bob D...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:07
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A comic illustrator struggling to develop her character’s origin story learns her own family's origins when she’s summoned to the small Southern to...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:22
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This audiobook is about Evelyn, a reclusive washed-up starlet in mid-twentieth-century Hollywood. Desperation, anger, and love have all been part o...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
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Tina is a 16-year-old Congolese refugee turned Kenyan street gang member and thief. She has an unswerving determination to care for her half-sister...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
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A lot of what we think we know about learning is wrong, according to 10 years of research carried out by a team of 11 cognitive psychologists

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
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This is the humble diary of a gentleman fighting depression in the twilight years of his life. Derek Jacobi’s brilliant narration masterfully bring...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:08
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This account is a tribute to Ezra Jack Keats, author and illustrator of the children’s classic THE SNOWY DAY

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
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Based on an 1828 estate appraisal that included 11 enslaved men, women, and children, this audiobook is a heartrending exploration of what slavery ...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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Henry (Monty) Montague; his younger sister, Felicity; and his best friend, Percy, set out from England for a grand tour of Europe. This is to be th...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
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t is a universally acknowledged truth that Dimple Shah is not in want of a good man. Her focus is on winning Insomnia Con, an intense summer app de...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
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Many historians argue that the American Civil War began in Kansas, years before South Carolina seceded

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
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Julia Glass crafts a tender, uncompromising story centering on the life and death of Mort Lear, gay children’s book artist and illustrator

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:21
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Nina Riggs is honest and profoundly human as she comes to terms with ‘life with terminal cancer’ and death

  • Added: Sep 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
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As this audiobook opens, young Alice has a terrifying encounter with a stranger when she runs away from home. When she doesn’t return, her family b...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:20
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Rachel Sweetie’s inconsolable grief over her younger brother’s death opens a story that unfolds in multiple layers

  • Added: Sep 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
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n a culture that embraces rampant consumerism, the authors, who call themselves the Minimalists, are on a quest to convince others that less is tru...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:02
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This languid, innovative mystery begins with a carefully planned heist of rare manuscripts from Princeton University's library by a group of experi...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:32
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As a girl, Niloo sought refuge in America, leaving her father, Bahman, behind in Iran. This story captures a father-daughter relationship built on ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:40